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Jesus said, “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” - John 15:5 (NIV)

As I write, many of us around the world are “locked down” because of a pandemic. Many churches have canceled worship services, Bible studies, Sunday school classes, committee meetings, and mission projects.

At first, we were dismayed at the thought of closing our church campus.

Our concerns were lessened when...

Today's Prayer
Gracious and loving God, thank you for providing us with creative ways to follow you and the reminder that church is not a building but a community of your faithful followers. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 15:1-5

Thought for the Day

There are many ways to connect to God and to one another.

Prayer Focus

Those feeling Isolated

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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